Thursday, February 22, 2024


February 16, 2024

Governor Zulum declares one day of fasting, prayer as economic hardship bites harder

Mr Zulum implored traditional rulers, clerics and citizens to observe a one-day voluntary fast on Monday.

Muslims praying (Credit: Nigerian Guardian)
February 15, 2024

UNICEF hands over drugs, healthcare equipment worth over $300,000 to Borno govt

The chief of the UNICEF field office in Maiduguri, Phuong Nguyen, said the gesture would enhance access to quality healthcare service delivery at the grassroots.

February 11, 2024

NDLEA arrests insurgents’ drug supplier, 23 others

NDLEA spokesman Femi Babafemi a six-month pregnant woman and mother of three, as well as three other women, were also arrested

February 9, 2024

Gov Zulum inaugurates committee on farmers-herders conflict

Mr Zulum also tasked the committee to identify and document the grazing reserves and their current status in Borno.

Killer Herdsmen
January 24, 2024

UNICEF tells northern governors to increase funding for education

According to UNICEF, less than 40 per cent of schools in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe have teachers with minimum teaching qualifications.

January 15, 2024

Borno enrols 115,628 vulnerable persons in health scheme

“The total enrollment across the state now stands at 115,628 done in 162 PHCs across 25 LGAs,” Mr Abba said.

Governor of Borno state, Babagana Zulum
January 9, 2024

15,000 households displaced by floods to benefit from FG interventions

Mr Habib said 660,884 households were selected and verified to benefit from the intervention nationwide.

Flood in Kwara Credit: Daily post
January 8, 2024

Axle load exceeding 100 tonnes is economic sabotage, says Gov Zulum

Mr Zulum expressed concern over the long-term consequences of weight limit violations on Borno roads.

Governor Babagana Zulum and overloaded trailer
January 7, 2024

Low-key campaigns herald council elections in Borno, as candidates lament economic hardship

Six political parties are participating in the elections. While one is participating fully, the others are participating skeletally.

January 5, 2024

Borno youths take urine, lizard dung, mentholated spirit to get high: NDLEA

“Others include Lipton soaked in gin, camel urine, mentholated spirit in soft drinks, 10-day-old human urine, and so on,” said NDLEA